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Charles Hurt

Charles Hurt

Charles Hurt is the Opinion Editor and a columnist for The Washington Times. Often seen as a Fox News contributor on the cable network’s signature evening news roundtable, Mr. Hurt in his 20-year career has worked his way up from a beat reporter for the Detroit News and Washington correspondent for the Charlotte Observer before joining The Washington Times in 2003. He later served as D.C. bureau chief and White House correspondent for the New York Post and editor at the Drudge Report.

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Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden appears to be the sacrificial Democrat in a massive international cover-up. (Associated Press/File)

Killing Biden -- to salvage Obama

The biggest cover-ups are usually the ones right in front of us -- as they say, "hiding in plain sight." Published October 15, 2019

The No Civil War Left Behind Act

Why is it always foreigners who manage to unite all the politicians from both parties in Washington? Published October 7, 2019

President Donald Trump speaks at an event concerning Medicare Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, in The Villages, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Impeachment in search of a high crime

This is always the problem with "government first" kleptocrats. They are constantly coming up with "solutions" -- sometimes "final" ones -- and then they go off in search of a problem. Published October 3, 2019

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during an interview at The Texas Tribune Festival on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

Happy retirement, Speaker Pelosi

Impeachment or bust! House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has valiantly fought the war on crazy long enough. She tried her best to be the sane, adult centrist in her party -- no easy task for a lifelong politician from San Francisco. Published September 30, 2019

In this July 11, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh smiles during a meeting with Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Brett Kavanaugh, American sex symbol, makes the Gray Lady swoon

For legions of women out there in America today, they simply cannot get through the day without fantasizing about bold and forceful sexual relations involving Justice Kavanaugh. That's right, confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who was confirmed to the Supreme Court last year. Published September 16, 2019

President Donald Trump, left, gives his support to Dan Bishop, right, a Republican running for the special North Carolina 9th District U.S. Congressional race as he speaks at a rally in Fayetteville, N.C., Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)

Why Trump is still winning

President Trump never tries to be something he is not. He is always focused on selling himself as the consistent same product wherever he is. Published September 10, 2019

President Donald Trump speaks about Hurricane Dorian as he speaks to reporters in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in Washington.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Leave the fake forecasts to the professional fake forecasters

President Trump defeated establishment Republicans and destroyed the Democrats. He has slain swamp kings along the banks of the Potomac. He stood up to Chinese President Xi Jinping, stiffed the mullahs of Iran and walked away from North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. And he utterly humiliated the Great Political Pundits of 2016. Published September 5, 2019

"If the state and federal government don't want to stand up to the NRA and some other folks, then let us," Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said. (Associated Press)

Blame the shooter, not law-abiding gun owners

It really takes uncommon depravity for someone to use a tragedy such as a shooting to score political points. It is a level of disregard for human life that the vast majority of decent people in America cannot comprehend. Published August 18, 2019

President Donald Trump talks with reporters before departing for an event to celebrate the 400th anniversary celebration of the first representative assembly at Jamestown, on the South Lawn of the White House, Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump is the least racist person in the world

It is true. President Trump really is the least racist person in the world. Just ask him. "I am the least racist person there is anywhere in the world," he said this week. Published July 31, 2019

President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Sunday, June 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

EXCLUSIVE: Trump's 'unconventional' diplomacy opens doors, Pompeo says

In his first interview just hours after returning from the DMZ with Mr. Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is clearly pleased with the day's events. He is seated at the desk in his office aboard the Air Force 757 carrying him home after an eight-day diplomatic journey around the world. Published June 30, 2019